Partisan priorities : how issue ownership drives and distorts American politics /

"Americans consistently name Republicans as the party better at handling issues like national security and crime, while they trust Democrats on issues like education and the environment - a phenomenon called "issue ownership." Partisan Priorities investigates the origins of issue owne...

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Main Author: Egan, Patrick J.
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Consensus issues: admidst polarization, shared goals
  • The measure and meaning of issue ownership
  • Ruling out the policy and performance hypotheses
  • Partisan priorities: the source of issue ownership
  • How issue ownership distorts American politics.